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Entries from December 2008

Amazingly Unique Bridges

December 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Opened in May of this year – the Octavio Frias de Oliveira bridge in Sao Paulo, Brazil – is a stunning x-shaped cable-stayed bridge that crosses the Pinheiros river in Sao Paulo. It’s design is unique in that the two curved decks of the bridge cross each other through its x-shaped supporting tower, an illuminated [...]

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Journalist Admits Bush Shoe Attack

December 18th, 2008 · No Comments

An Iraqi journalist who was held in jail after hurling his shoes at the US president, George HW Bush, appeared before a judge yesterday and confirmed his action. Muntazer al-Zaidi, a TV reporter, who called Mr Bush a “dog” at a news conference with Iraq’s prime minister, Nuri al-Maliki faced charges of “aggression against a [...]

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Venice Under Water

December 5th, 2008 · No Comments

Acqua Alta (high water) is a phenomenon that regularly occurs in the city of Venice, Italy, most commonly during high and spring tide. It involves the flooding of the most low-lying areas of Venice, or, in more severe cases, up to 96% of the City. By official definition, acqua alta occurs when water is higher [...]

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Unusual Churches

December 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Hundreds and thousands of beautiful churches around the world but only very very few are so odd, that you would definitely take a camera and take a picture Unusual architecture, and to be more exact – unusual churches. Felsen kirche – Idar Oberstein from Germany Source Sponsored by Spinal Decompression

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